Construction Foreman

  • Care International
  • Dadaab, Garissa County, Kenya
  • Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017
Full time Construction

Job Description


Reporting to the Construction Supervisor, the Construction Foreman will coordinate operations and oversee workers at construction sites. He/she will be the point of reference of both workers and supervisors and will be a key person for the completion of construction project. The post holder is expected make quick decisions related to shelter activities in the field. He/She must be well organized and value safety above everything else. The incumbent will be based in the field in most of the assignments.


  • Coordination of construction activities
  • Coordinate construction tasks according to priorities and plans.
  • Produce schedules and monitor attendance of construction staff.
  • Allocate general and daily responsibilities
  • Ensure manpower and resources are adequate

 Distribution of Shelter Kits

  • Working with the refugee community leaders, plan for the distribution of shelter kits.
  • Ensure each beneficiary receives the shelter repair kit as per the distribution modality.
  •  Supervision of staff
  • Overall responsibility of staff working in the construction site.
  •  Directly supervise casual laborer.
  • Participate in the recruitment of construction staff.


  • Prepares daily, weekly and monthly construction report.
  •  Develops yearly construction report.
  •  Participate in the evaluation of shelter activities.



Diploma in Building Construction or related field. Certificate in Building Construction with strong work experience will be considered.


At least 3 years working experience in the field of building and construction preferably with an international NGO. Certificate: Windows-CAD programme and MS Office


  • Prior exposure and experience in supervising construction works and inventory management
  • Hands-on experience in working with community based structures
  • Experience managing construction budgets
  • Ability to work effectively independently or in a team environment or with colleagues from different backgrounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team environment
  • Flexibility and willing to adapt to changing environment
  • Good communication and writing skills.
  •  Good Organizational and Planning skills Employee Signature: